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17May/17
FBI Director James Comey

Trump asked Comey to shut down Flynn probe: source

President Donald Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to shut down an investigation into ties between former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russia, an associate of Comey, who has seen the memo, said on Tuesday. Chris Dignam reports. Continue reading

11May/17

Acting FBI director refutes White House claims on Comey

Testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee, acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe says ousted FBI Director James Comey enjoyed ‘broad support’ among the agency, rejecting White House claims those in the FBI lost faith in him. Continue reading

08May/17

Obama voices hope for healthcare as he accepts JFK ‘courage’ award

Former U.S. President Barack Obama expresses hope that members of Congress will look beyond party lines when considering the future of the country’s healthcare system, as he accepts the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation’s “Profile in Courage” Award. Continue reading

06May/17

France’s roller-coaster election campaign draws to close

NICE, FRANCE (REUTERS) – France’s 2017 election campaign has felled some of the biggest beasts in French politics, and left two relative outsiders competing for the top job — one who opposes globalisation and the EU, the other a total unknown to the general public the last time the country went to the polls.
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01May/17

Duterte White House invitation raises eyebrows at U.N.

The White House is defending President Donald Trump’s decision to invite Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to Washington, saying his cooperation is needed to counter North Korea and despite his alleged support of extra-judicial killings of drug suspects. Nathan Frandino reports. Continue reading

30Apr/17

Comedian rips Trump at White House Correspondents’ dinner

Comedian Hasan Minhaj digs into U.S. President Donald Trump during the White House Correspondent’s Dinner, which takes place without Trump himself. WHCA President Jeff Mason tells journalists “we are not fake news.”
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28Apr/17

Trump’s 100 days: a European business view

As President Trump completes his first 100 days in office, Sara Hemrajani reports on the view from European markets and business analysts on the U.S. leader’s policies.
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27Apr/17

Trump open to renegotiating NAFTA

U.S. President Donald Trump says he is open to renegotiating NAFTA with Canada and Mexico, rather than scrapping the pact.

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27Apr/17

U.S. markets bank record-breaking growth during President Trump’s first 100 days

Optimism about pro-growth policies and lower taxes fuel a Trump bump for U.S. markets during President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office.
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13Apr/17

Zambia denies detained opposition leader barred access to lawyers

LUSAKA, April 13 (Reuters) – Zambian police denied on Thursday that opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema had been refused access to his lawyers and family since his arrest this week but his attorney insisted this was the case in an intensifying political crisis.
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